Charles Stewart III

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science

Professor of Political Science

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139

United States

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Waiting to Vote in 2012

Journal of Law and Politics, Forthcoming, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2013-6
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2013
Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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2012 election, election administration, waiting to vote

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Explaining the Blue Shift in Election Canvassing

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Mar 2020
Edward B. Foley and Charles Stewart III
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Voting, Elections, Recounts, Canvassing, Blue Shift, Election Contests

Explaining the Blue Shift in Election Canvassing

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-21
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2015
Edward B. Foley and Charles Stewart III
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Reconsidering Lost Votes by Mail

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2020
Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Elections, Absentee Ballots, Mail Ballots, Lost Votes

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Race, Region, and Vote Choice in the 2008 Election: Implications for the Future of the Voting Rights Act

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 123, 2010, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 09-211, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-1
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2011
Stephen Ansolabehere, Nathaniel Persily and Charles Stewart III
Harvard University - Department of Government, Stanford Law School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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The Miracle and Tragedy of the 2020 Election

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Feb 2021
Nathaniel Persily and Charles Stewart III
Stanford Law School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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2020 election, election administration, absentee voting, mail voting, voter confidence, voter trust

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The Value of Committee Assignments in Congress Since 1994

Midwest Political Science Association, 2012, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper 2012-7
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 17 May 2012
Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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The Effect of the 17th Amendment on the Party Composition of the Senate: A Counterfactual Analysis

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-6
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 Mar 2011
Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Voter ID Laws: A View from the Public

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-13
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 12 May 2015
Reed College, Appalachian State University, Texas Tech University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Early Voting in Florida

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2013-12
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2013
Paul Gronke and Charles Stewart III
Reed College - Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 359 (100,608)
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elections, early voting, Florida

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Moved out, Moved On: Assessing the Effectiveness of Voter Registration List Maintenance

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-1
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2018
Stephen Pettigrew and Charles Stewart III
University of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 332 (109,495)
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Electoral Vulnerabilities in the United States: Past, Present, and Future

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-5
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2017
Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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A Voter's Eye View of the 2012 Election

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-30
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2019
Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Partisanship and Voter Confidence, 2000-2010

Midwest Political Science Association, 2012, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2012-12
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 17 May 2012
Michael Sances and Charles Stewart III
University of Memphis - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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What Hath HAVA Wrought? Consequences, Intended and Not, of the Post-Bush v. Gore Reforms

VTP Working Paper No. 102, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 May 2011
Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Learning from Recounts

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-12
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Harvard University - Department of Government, University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Wisconsin - Madison and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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voting machine, recount, electronic voting, optical scan

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Voting Technology, Vote-by-Mail, and Residual Votes in California, 1990-2010

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper , Voting Technology Project Working Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 May 2011
R. Michael Alvarez, Dustin Beckett and Charles Stewart III
California Institute of Technology, Federal Reserve Board and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Residual Votes and Abstentions in the 2016 Election

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Aug 2018
California Institute of Technology, University of Pennsylvania, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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residual vote rate, elections, 2016 election, lost votes, nevada

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Voter Attitudes Toward Poll Workers in the 2012 Election

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Apr 2013
Thad E. Hall and Charles Stewart III
Independent and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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voting, elections, poll workers

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Partisanship and Voter Confidence, 2000-2012

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2014-8
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2014
Michael Sances and Charles Stewart III
University of Memphis - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Is the EAVS a Reliable Guide to Voter List Maintenance?

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-20
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2018
Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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The Value of Congressional Committee Assignments in the Republican Era

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Apr 2018
Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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U.S. Congress, House of Representatives, Senate, Committees, Grosewart, Committee Assignments

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The Deinstitutionalization (?) of the House of Representatives: Reflections on Nelson Polsby's 'Institutionalization of the House of Representatives' at Fifty

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-20
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2016
Jeffery A. Jenkins and Charles Stewart III
University of Virginia and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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The Effect of the Seventeenth Amendment on the Party Composition of the Senate: A Counterfactual Analysis

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Mar 2011
Charles Stewart III and Wendy J. Schiller
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Brown University - Department of Political Science
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Modeling Voting Service Times with Machine Logs

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-16
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2018
Jacob Jaffe, Charles Stewart III and Jacob Coblentz
Masssachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University - Broad Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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voting, wait times, voting machines, ballots, ballot marking

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A Population Model of Voter Registration and Deadwood

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-5
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Stephen Pettigrew and Charles Stewart III
University of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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The Rise and Decline of Select Committees in Congress

Prepared for presentation at the annual meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 12–14, 2017, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-2
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2017
Nicolas Dumas and Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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The Elections Performance Index: Past, Present, and Future

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Oct 2018
Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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A Voter's Eye View of Elections, 2008-2016

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2019
Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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voting, voters, election administration, nonvoting, voter identification, election fraud election reform automatic voter registration, survey of the performance of american elections

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The Confidence Earthquake: Seismic Shifts in Trust and Reform Sentiments in the 2020 Election

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Apr 2021
Jesse Clark and Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science, Students and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Too Large, Too Small, or Just Right? Assessing the Growth of Voter Registration Rates Since the NVRA

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-28
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2019
Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Attitudes toward Voting Technology, 2012–2018

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-29
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 May 2019 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2019
Charles Stewart III and James Dunham
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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voting, elections, voting technology

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How Valid are Voter Registration Statistics? A Demographic Approach for Assessing the Validity of EAVS Voter Registration Data

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-3
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 02 May 2019
Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Polarization Lost: Exploring the Decline of Ideological Voting after the Gilded Age

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Jan 2015
Sara N Chatfield, Jeffery A. Jenkins and Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Virginia and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Protecting the Perilous Path of Election Returns: From the Precinct to the News

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Mar 2020
Stephen Pettigrew and Charles Stewart III
University of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Abstention, Protest, and Residual Votes in the 2016 Election

Social Science Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Dec 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, California Institute of Technology, University of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Protest voting, abstention, presidential elections, residual votes

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Voting Technologies

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 14, pp. 353-378, 2011
Posted: 12 May 2011
Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science

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